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MS08-027: Vulnerability in Microsoft Publisher could allow remote code execution

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Microsoft ended support for Office 2003 on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-027. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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Additional information about this security update

For more information about this security update and for information about any known issues with specific releases of this software, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
950129 MS08-027: Description of the security bulletin for Microsoft Publisher 2002: May 13, 2008
950682 MS08-027: Description of the security bulletin for Microsoft Publisher 2000: May 13, 2008
950213 MS08-027: Description of the security bulletin for Microsoft Office Publisher 2003: May 13, 2008
950114 MS08-027: Description of the security bulletin for Publisher 2007: May 13, 2008

File Information

The English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Microsoft Publisher 2000

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Microsoft Publisher 2002

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Microsoft Office Publisher 2003

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Microsoft Office Publisher 2007

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Article ID: 951208 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 10:29:44 - Revision: 6.0

Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, Microsoft Office Publisher 2003, Microsoft Publisher 2002 Standard Edition, Microsoft Publisher 2000 Standard Edition

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